Thursday, November 27, 2008

Occupant Killed In Fort Street House Fire

On November 27, 1942 at 5:00 a.m. firemen were alerted to a fire at 123 ½ East Fort Street. A blaze believed to have been started by an oil-burning stove caused extensive damage to a two-story frame house killing an 88-year-old male. Firemen located the victim near a second floor bedroom window. The cause of death was listed as smoke inhalation. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies extinguished the fire.

1 comment:

Dale Jr(Wally) said...

I'd just like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving,Yes I ate to much again,,It's a Myers thing,